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Posted on January 24, 2018 by The VRG Blog Editor

According to AOL, shelves at Whole Foods stores are often empty because of Order-to-shelf, or OTS, which is a tightly controlled system designed to streamline and track product purchases, displays, storage, and sales. “Under OTS, employees largely bypass stock rooms and carry products directly from delivery trucks to store shelves. It is meant to help Whole Foods cut costs, better manage inventory, reduce waste, and clear out storage. But its strict procedures are leading to storewide stocking issues, according to several employees.”

Have you seen shortages of products in your local Whole Foods?

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